Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Marsalis' symphony finished

Wynton Marsalis' "Blues Symphony," whose premiere by the Atlanta Symphony has been delayed several times, is indeed finished, says Jonathan Kelly, who works for Marsalis as a copyist. Kelly has "the full score of the Blues Symphony complete with all seven movements." In a January concert, "the piece is not being played in [its] entirety because of a lack of rehearsal time," the copyist tells Pierre Ruhe at artscriticATL: